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“A delightful, original, clever, purposeful, multicultural alien tale.” –Kirkus Reviews

Mama The Alien / Mama la Extraterrestre

Written by Rene Colato Lainez
Illustrated by Laura Lacamara
Published by Children's Book Press

Bilingual English/Spanish. In this lighthearted bilingual immigration story, a young girl sees the word alien on her mother’s Resident Alien card and concludes that her mother is from another planet until the girl finds out that the word has more than one meaning.

Primary ISBN: 9780892392988

Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 06 or older

Community Represented:

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Setting: United States

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: 1st Generation

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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